So how has artificial intelligence developed in the last 25 years?
Killzone 2 deserve the spot 1# IMO. I have played Killzone 2 and from start to finish and Killzone 2 is by far the best AI i have ever seen on a console in this gen! They go for cover when you fire at them, they flank..a lot, they grenade you out of cover a lot. [email protected] NOPE,no even close!
halo reach had better AI than kz2 or 3. to top it off reach can handle 40(unscripted) enemy AIs on screen while kz2,3 can only handle about 15. if there is anything good about halo its not the multiplayer, its the AI
Killzone 2's AI is better than Reach trust me. KZ2's AI was so good that they dumbed it down for KZ3 since a large portion of people who had the game couldn't beat the game period let alone ELITE mode.
qwertzy, please tell me your joking
Both of the AI are very good and smart indeed. I got a hard time killing those a&$holes in killzone 2! And to be fair, you won't see the true cleverness of halo AI unless you put the difficulty on "legendary"
Halo??????? Its AI drive u off the cliff. Play kz2 on hard or elite. Try skirmish just for taste. Easily in top 3 in history and im gamer for over 15 years.
ipe, friendly AI in Halo is terrible, but enemy AI is pretty good. Killzone 2's AI is great. They take longer to kill because they stay in cover and don't try anything stupid. But I'd say close quarter combat against Killzone enemy AI is really simple because they don't fight back. In Halo 3/Reach, if you try to melee a Brute or Elite they will fight back and can kill you.
Higher numbers of AI does not mean it's better AI. Usually when you add more and more AI characters you end up having to sacrofice some AI complexity. What people are talking about is the complexity of the AI and how life-like it behaves.
Killzone 2 has the best AI hands down. I actually thought I was fighting real people when I played. They dont just stay in one spot and fire; They actually try to get behind you and move around in clever ways to throw you off.
KZ2 Bots in Warzone looks like some Human players! Sometimes they act like there is a player behind that bot.
lol agreed Playing KZ2 against bots on elite difficulty is really challenging.
It's been a long 25 years with a ton of great games.
I think my generation (and when I say my generation, I'm saying the gamers that grew up on Atari, NES, Sega, Turbo-Grafx 16, etc.) really saw games mature over the years. I remember playing Super Metroid for the Super NES, thinking to myself games can't get any better than this, but boy I was wrong.
i remember playing Bruce Lee on atari...or Monkey Island on pc...then i got looong break at gaming so when i got to play RE2 i was amazed :D
KZ2 got great AI and while KZ3 got a nice AI too it felt kinda dumbed down.
Still think halo 1 seems to hold up well today
I do love the Helghast Ive never had to fight so hard just to gain a few feet. The game forces you to fight if you stay in one place to long you'll be torn to pieces
K2 best AI to me. Played K3 and Halo Reach and to me AI is good but not better than K2.
Killzone 2 and halo on legendary.
KIllzone 2 tops the list for me. Cannot compare to halo reach cause I didn't care to play it. Are we talking about the AI for Crysis 2 on consoles as well? They felt incredibly stupid. Game wasn't even tough -_-
Crysis 2 AI is really terrible. IDK how the author came to the conclusion to put it at number 1. He mentions that the enemy AI has pathfinding issues which is really a bigger problem than he lets on. The aliens nearly always get stuck behind something if the player moves backwards in an object-laden field. Not only that but there's a level at the end of the game where the player can just walk through a field brimming with alien enemies who are shooting at the player and all the player has to do is press max armor repeatedly.
I played Crysis2 on PC and I had issues taking them on on hard difficulty having to stealth my way through each level until it got really difficult and decided to play it on normal. Maybe it's console version that had really dumb AI? I have to admit I did see them get stuck like you mentioned but it wasn't a normal occurence.
Killzone 2 got the best AI Ive seen. It features actual individual mentality/AI. The helghast are actually aware of things around them and that happens since the are monitoring their environment and from that will choose how to bring you down. They will move from broken covers to new cover, they have different ways to drive you out of your cover and they feel like people since their reactions are so varied and rich as well as being pretty natural. Lol at the guy who said that they dont melee you. they all do but they realise its a quite hurtful to you to being shot at when you approach them so they wont always hit as soon as you come close enough to just hit orbeing charged at, some chose to even back away while shooting at you. KZ 3 massively dumbed down, and its visuals changed too. I wish that the things I loved about KZ2 continued to be in 3, but they changed most of it. KZ2 looked better in some ways, overall way more realistic. Better ai, detail variation (more real like locations) and obviously the better gameplay, Weightier, use of sixaxis and how guns acted. So KZ4 better be like KZ2 while having sliding and vaulting + brutal melee that we saw in 3. Kz3 is a good game, multiplayer is really good, but I feel the game was dumbed down and lacked polish and its sence of realism that they always strived for before. also the story and writing is bad, worse than KZ2, Sev walks around in the snow for hours with only a t-shirt, and even gets wet at some point but still continues like nothing happened... yeah lol. KZ2 is the definite 7th gen FPS experience. I hope Guerilla will deliver for the 8th with Killzone 4 in a few years.
kz2 ai on elite almost caused me heart attack.i still haven´t beaten last level...
lol try to play crysis 2 on post human warrior mode on the pc and u wont last a second, like me :P
i finished it in 4 hours
@Mrpatriot no life?
i hated the last level, it was hell. so many of them wising up and trying to kill me. died at least 4 times....before finally reaching to kill Radec....and dying some more. must admit kz2 is waaaay tougher than kz3.
I got through half of it,but cannot for the life of me get past Inner courtyard part.i get stuck at the end.
I really find the placement of Crysis 2 at the top odd. The most frustrating thing about that game, to me, was that enemies had near perfect accuracy, and would spawn right behind you out of nowhere.
Top spot??? Why do people assume that? Isnt this a timeline thingy? Sure its not a good representant of 2011 or advanced AI...
"Top spot" because the author claimed it was the best AI in the business.
I can't stand when AI is like that. Perfect aim and awareness is not perfect AI in my opinion. I like a game where the AI is clever and reacts, but still makes some mistakes that you can act on.
i remember defeating radic on elite, it felt very rewarding trust me, i compared it to halo 2 on legendary, it was tough but back when i play halo i was like 12 and i wasn't very familiar with FPS (before xbox i had a Nintendo 64, mario, banjo, dk) but 5 years after after having much larger experience with FPS so i calculate that halo 2 is not as hard compared to killzone 2, heck it took me 1 whole weak to get past the entrance to the palace, and another weak to defeat radic, killzone 2 has the best AI i have ever seen, comparable to really life humans, and im talking about hardcore players, not noobs
Crysis 1 A.I. is better than Crysis 2 A.I. Good to see the writer put STALKER in the list as the game simply has some of the greatest AI ever.
You're right, I've never played a game that has ai as good. Which is what makes the game so tough sometimes.
Exactly as i can remember the KPA back tracking, hunting me down and encircling me when i tried to run away. Dam good AI.
halo reach ai and killzone 3 ai are about the same however killzone 2's ai was vastly superior, it was fucking hard on elite...especially the last level
cod4 had best AI. In fact, whole cod series has best AI. LOL
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